Long Branch real estate guide & listings for sale
People who prefer a calm ambience will enjoy Long Branch. Greenery is quite present in this neighbourhood as there are many tree-lined streets. There are around 10 green spaces nearby for residents to unwind in, like Marie Curtis Park, and they are very well-spread out, which makes them very easy to access. This part of Toronto is quiet overall, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamour - although there are still several louder areas, especially closer to one of the railway lines.
This part of the city will draw property owners that use various modes of transportation. The public transit system in Long Branch is reasonably good. For example, there is the Long Branch Station with access to the Lakeshore West Line. House owners have access to a few bus lines, and bus stops are not very far-removed from most properties. Travelling on foot is also reasonably practical for house buyers in Long Branch; running day-to-day errands is easy by walking. This area is quite bicycling-friendly because the cycling infrastructure is well-developed.
Over half of the housing stock of Long Branch is made up of single detached homes and small apartment buildings, and the remaining homes are mainly large apartment buildings. This area also has a good selection of unit sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The population residing in this neighbourhood is evenly split between renters and owners. Roughly 45% of homes in this part of the city were built pre-1960, while most of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 2000s.
It is a rather short walk to access daycares and primary schools from most houses for sale in Long Branch. However, there are no high schools in Long Branch. At the primary level, both public and private schools can be found. With respect to food, it is usually practical for home buyers in this area to purchase their groceries on foot. Furthermore, this neighbourhood is a good place in which to eat out or go to a cafe. It is also convenient to access a selection of clothing stores on foot, for example on Lake Shore Boulevard.